India’s third gender, a perspective

India’s third gender, a perspective

Interesting read in the New York Times about India’s third gender  which profiles the lives of members of the hijra community.  While the Government of India officially recognized transgender as a third gender in 2014, harassment and marginalization are still a fact of life for many members of the community. The article touches on the paradoxical position hijras have in Indian society—often revered and welcomed at weddings and births but

Posted: February 20th, 2018

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Indian Gay Film ‘Evening Shadows’ will premiere at Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney

Indian Gay Film ‘Evening Shadows’ will premiere at Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney

Award winning Indian filmmaker and gay activist Sridhar Rangayan’s narrative feature “Evening Shadows” will have its World Premiere in Sydney at the 25th Queer Screen Mardi Gras Film Festival on February 25th at the Event Cinemas. The film recently received a U/A certificate by the Indian censor board, in a landmark decision that offers hope to the Indian LGBTQ community.  Set in a small town in Southern India, the film Evening

Posted: February 20th, 2018

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Celebrate Bollyween With Us! 10.27.18

Celebrate Bollyween With Us! 10.27.18

Get Ready for Terrifying Thumkas! We’re cooking up a haunted wonderland for Halloween weekend with Bollywood beats that will have you bumping in the night! Stay tuned for all the Desilicious details… PS 450 450 Park Avenue btwn 30th and 31st Street Saturday, October 27th  |  10pm – 4am Music by Ashu Rai Visuals by Atif $20 Cover 21+ to enter with ID

Posted: February 2nd, 2018

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Our Women’s March NYC Album

Our Women’s March NYC Album

The signs at the Women’s March in NYC will leave you laughing, crying, and feeling inspired. We joined more than 120,000 protestors taking to the streets for the Women’s March in NYC.  If you’re still standing on the sidelines, consider this the perfect time to jump in and take action to take back Congress in November. Stay outraged, resist, and vote!

Posted: January 20th, 2018

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Women’s March in NYC on January 20th

Women’s March in NYC on January 20th

Its time to take our outrage at our abhorrent Cheeto in Chief and his GOP lackeys back to the streets! This Saturday, there will be marches around the country including the massive Women’s March on NYC, organized by the Women’s March Alliance. The rally starts at 11:30 AM at Columbus Circle with the march kicking off at 12:30 – 1.  Marchers will walk east on 59th Street and then head

Posted: January 16th, 2018

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Sushant’s Dragformation Before Your Eyes

Sushant’s Dragformation Before Your Eyes

Desi model and entertainer, Sushant Divgikar, is making pink flowy waves online with his pictorial drag transformation. The former Mr Gay India winner recently told the the Hindustan Times: “It was (hotelier) Keshav Suri, who encouraged me to do drag. My drag avatar is called Rani Ko-He-Noor. I want to say that every woman, every drag artist out there is a queen. People don’t realise that drag is very much part

Posted: January 6th, 2018

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Top Desilicious Dance Songs in 2017

Top Desilicious Dance Songs in 2017

As we say a farewell to 2017 (and not a minute too soon!), we also want to remember our favorite Desilicious / Sholay tracks on the dance floor in 2017, which you can listen to here. Happy New Year and see you on January 27th at the DL Lounge! * Ghoomar – “Padmavati” *  Kaavan Kaavan – “Lucknow Central” * Hawa Hawa 2.0 – “Tumhari Sulu” * Cheez Badi – “Machine” * Suit Suit (DJ

Posted: December 30th, 2017

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Powerful Video Challenges Transphobic Attitudes in South Asia

Powerful Video Challenges Transphobic Attitudes in South Asia

A new video released by Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) “Change the Clap” challenges social norms around the perception of the trans community in South Asia. It portrays the harassment, brutality and incessant clapping with the palms that trans people face in public spaces on a daily basis in South Asia and highlights trans activists who are fighting for trans rights. The video features Pakistan’s first trans fashion model and activist, Kami

Posted: December 5th, 2017

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